Free Press Journal
  • Nun with veil not allowed to write pre-med exam

    Thiruvananthapuram : A nun who refused to remove her veil and holy cross was barred from writing the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) here on Saturday, in line with a Supreme Court ruling.  “I was told I can’t sit for the exam in this dress,” Saiba told the media. “I told the officials that I can remove my veil and will put it on after they check my identity.

  • Sreesanth

    Tainted Trio Acquitted

    Sreesanth, Chandila, Chavan and 33 others discharged; Delhi Police failed to establish Dawood nexus, says Court .

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves during a function launching a government scheme in Patna on Saturday. AFP

    Modi kick-starts BJP’s poll campaign in Bihar

    PATNA : Launching the NDA election campaign for Bihar assembly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday alleged that treachery was in the DNA of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.

  • Norms for women’s entry in forces to be eased: Parrikar

    Chandigarh : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday said his ministry would take a final decision within two months on easing norms for women’s  recruitment in the defence forces.

  • Modi trying to divide me and Nitish, fumes Lalu

    Patna : Lashing out at PM Modi for comments purported to be directed against him, RJD president Lalu Prasad accused the PM of trying to “demean” the people of Bihar and “create a rift” between him and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar.

  • BJP defends minister on farmers’ suicides

    NEW DELHI : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday came out in strong defence of Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh attributing farmers’ suicides to “love affairs, barrenness/ impotency, drugs, etc.” in reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha on Friday.

  • Muslim netas acting like ‘terror’ mentors: VHP

    “Sometime Owaisi, sometime Abu Azmi, sometime Azam… in the name of religion they act like mentors of terrorists, who are traitors and enemy of humanity, and give threats to India. Such people have no right to live in India,”
    Surendra Kumar Jain/ VHP joint general secretary
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  • After two years of ignominy, Sreesanth eyes return to cricketing fold

    New Delhi :  Former India pacer S Sreesanth and two other cricketers, who were discharged of spot-fixing charges by a Delhi Court, found it tough to control their emotions and said they were desperate to make a comeback after two years of ignominy.

  • Kejri to meet Anna in Delhi today

    New Delhi : After sharing stage with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during his last visit to the National Capital, social activist Anna Hazare is likely to meet his former protege in Delhi on Sunday. Hazare will be attending an event where widows and mothers of martyred defence personnel will be honoured in a function tomorrow to mark the ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ following which he is scheduled to meet the Delhi CM at

  • Wicket haul for Ojha as Test ends in draw

    Chennai :  Left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha turned out to be the biggest gainer while comeback man Amit Mishra got five wickets and more importantly vital overs under his belt as the first unofficial ‘Test’ match between India A and Australia A ended in a tame draw.

  • Dravid hails Kohli move to play against Aus ‘A’

    Chennai :  Rahul Dravid hailed Virat Kohli’s decision to play against Australia A, saying it shows Test skipper’s intent and keenness to prepare himself for the upcoming Sri Lanka series.

  • Minister dares Rahul to visit Cong-ruled states

    Coimbatore  : Lashing out at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for his interactions with farmers in non-Congress ruled states, Union Minister Nirmala Seetharaman on Saturday dared him to visit states ruled by his party to know the ground realities of agrarian crisis.

  • Bolt thunders warning to rivals on return

    London :  Olympic champion and world record holder Usain Bolt blasted out a world championship warning with victory in the 100m at the London Diamond League meeting.

  • Gained experience playing in India: Aussie Khawaja

    Chennai :  Notwithstanding the tame draw in the unofficial ‘Test’ against India ‘A’, Australia A captain Usman Khawaja said that he was happy to have gained valuable experience of playing in different conditions of the sub-continent.

  • Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and Mayor Snehal Ambekar at the inauguration ceremony of Botanical Garden at Kurla .

    Will Sena reap benefits of political mileage?

    Mumbai : In the two weeks of the Assembly session, while the opposition parties were targeting the BJP in the House as well as out on the streets, the Shiv Sena has moved clearly to a position of political advantage.

  • Lewis secures fifth Hungarian GP Pole

    Budapest :  Defending world champion and series leader Lewis Hamilton bidding for a record fifth Hungarian Grand Prix victory will start from pole for Sunday’s race after posting the fastest time in qualifying on Saturday.

  • NJAC will bring transparency: Attorney General Rohatgi

    Ahmedabad:  Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi on Saturday pitched for National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) saying the collegium system of judges appointing judges in higher judiciary “lacked” transparency.

  • Cloudburst kills three at Amarnath camp, rescue work on

    Srinagar : The army on Saturday launched a massive relief and rescue operation at the Baltal base camp of the Amarnath Yatra where at least three people were killed and seven went missing following a cloudburst overnight.